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Taiwan Statement

On behalf of the World Methodist Council, General Secretary Ivan Abrahams offers prayers and condolences to the people of Taiwan and their loved ones following the severe earthquake there on 3 April 2024. He calls on all people, and especially the Methodist family, to remember those affected by this 7.2 magnitude earthquake. Death and destruction are widespread on the Islan, but the severest destruction was near Hualien, which was closest to the
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Joint NIFEA Letter to the United Nations General Assembly

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A Statement of the Second Consultation on Migration of the World Methodist Council

“I was hungry and you gave me food to eat. I was thirsty and you gave me a drink. I was a stranger and you welcomed me.” (Matthew 25:35, CEB) “He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata, he tangata, he tangata.” (Maori proverb) Translation: “What is the most important thing in the world? It is the people, it is the people, it is the people.” People from Methodist
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Statement on the Fourth Roundtable for Peace on the Korean Peninsula

How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of the messenger who announces peace, who brings good news, who announces salvation, who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.” (Isa 52:7) Context and background In alignment with the spirit of the Tozanso process and Glion consultation, Methodist churches worldwide have maintained a steadfast commitment to fostering peace and reunification on the Korean Peninsula. During the 21st World Methodist Conference on September 1,
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